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johnar

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How Handy is anim8or
« on: June 04, 2021, 11:51:33 pm »

How handy is anim8or.
 Not really said as a question, more of a statement. Please feel welcome to share your own experiences. Mine is this.
 I live in a bus and am in the process of making an 'owners manual' for the next 'inhabitant'. (probly my daughter after i'm gone). Have realised a manual will be important, for things like the 12 volt setup, the 240 volt setup, the plumbing etc etc.... I've done everything myself, so i understand all the nuances of how it all works, but for someone else, i've realised it could be a nightmare to try and work out my wiring and so on. So an 'inhabitants manual' has been my project for some time now. And some time to come.

 This photo of the bus is a few years ago now, when it was operating as a business vehicle. It still goes, however has been parked up for the last 20ish years, in which time its had several facelifts.

 So, how handy is anim8or!!  The bus has 2 'very large' battery banks for 12volt power, and they are inside lockers underneath the bus. (x forklift batteries) Too large and awkward to really get a good idea of what they're all about. So......

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Re: How Handy is anim8or
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2021, 12:52:00 am »

Genius idea to use Anim8or :o
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Re: How Handy is anim8or
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2021, 04:47:16 am »

Brilliant!  If a picture tells a thousand words a 3D picture tells 10,000.  With not much more than a cursory glance it's clear how your batteries are set up, would have been quite wordy and easy to misinterpret to cover this with text alone.
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Re: How Handy is anim8or
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2021, 03:58:42 am »

thanks guys.
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would have been quite wordy and easy to misinterpret to cover this with text alone.

 Exactly that. I can do a lot of this 'guide' with camera and text, but no way to get a good enough shot for something like this. I'm sure there are so many other cases where taking the time to learn some simple 3D modelling has ended up making the 'impossible possible'.

'grazie mille' Steve
 
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Re: How Handy is anim8or
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2021, 06:24:02 am »

:)
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